International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend
The Elmira Radio Club
15-16th August 2015

The Point Clark lighthouse is located 18 kilometres south of Kincardine and 35 kilometres north of Goderich, Ontario.

Pictures courtesy of Barry  VE3ISX

For years the lighthouse was under repairs....

Present day after major refurbishment.

Bruce VE3QB on Friday 14th August setting up the G5RV to the top of the lighthouse.

Barry VE3ISX and wife Judy

The crew setting up the main operations tent!

Reg VE3RVH lending a hand with the tent.

The G5RV hung from a tree to the tip of the lighthouse.

Comet CH250 (no ground plane )vertical operated by Paul VA3PDC

Central command post for operations

First official contact....the event is opeational!

Dennis  VE3UTN with his fully equipped digtal station working PSK

Our main source of power till 10 am everyday courtesy of Paul VA3PDC

Beautiful scenery all around the lighthouse at Point Clarke

  Al  VA3TET worked with us all to setup and coordinate the event with Bruce VE3QB

Gord  VE3DBP at the controls of the Yaesu FT920 with the Kenwood TS440S standing bye.

Al VA3TET and Gordon  VE3RGG

 Dave VE3DJL, Carol VE3IYY and Gord VE3DBP

Bob VE3UTA visiting

Gordon VA3GWM

Dave VE3DJL  and   XYL Carol VE3IYY

Gordon VE3RGG

Ken VE3KCY and his Honda Gold Wing!

Joyce VA3WXU and Judd VE3WXU

Paul  VA3PDC's portable station!

Paul  VA3PDC busy logging contacts

Al VA3TET knocking out the contacts on 40 meters

Barry VE3ISX operating 40 meters with Percy VE3TOT, visitors,  VE3DXQ Tom and XYL looking on.

Gord VE3DBP  members of the Elmira Club

Judy and Al starting lunch...fresh onions...

Al VA3TET prepares the mushrooms and onions for the burgers...

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